Columnists

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

COLUMN: Fall time means herd management through preg testing in the Cariboo

This is the time of year when cattle are rounded up and calves sent to market

  • Oct 27, 2018

COLUMNS: Farmers, ranchers need to be outstanding in their field

This means feed shortages for our base herds of cattle.

  • Oct 21, 2018
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Airport send off for Make A Wish recipient
Williams Lake Atom Development Tournament 2019
Caribou Ski theft of donation box
Yellow Vest Canada protesters make themselves known in Williams Lake

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

COLUMNS: Prices and costs a balancing act in the ranching industry

Profitable times can lead to profitable operations expanding to achieve the advantage of more cattle to sell when the margins are thinner

  • Oct 14, 2018

Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

Cows’ calendar: when it’s time to come home

Our cattle usually know where they are going if at their regular place.

  • Oct 8, 2018

COLUMNS: Making furniture from live edge lumber

I realize some of the lumber I have rejected in the past can be made into the most interesting designs

  • Oct 7, 2018

Burned forests may trigger lightbulb moment for Gavin Lake students

Food, shelter and clean water are essential to survival, no matter whether you are a spotted bat, a fisher or a Grade 6 kid

  • Oct 7, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

OPINION: Treat holiday guests with glazed Thanksgiving turkey

I certainly have a lot to be thankful for and I will make time to reflect how grateful I am for that which I have

  • Oct 7, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018

COLUMNS: Celebrating National Breastfeeding Week

I had a vision of a tree, very tall with far-reaching roots.

  • Oct 1, 2018

COLUMNS: The problem with David Eby’s referendum

Premier John Horgan may have unwittingly dealt a fatal blow to his own fragile minority government

  • Sep 30, 2018

COLUMNS: First past post geared for two-party system

I’m thinking specifically of those who oppose the Proportional Representation system.

  • Sep 30, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Adrian Dix’s private clinic crackdown begins

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?

COLUMNS: Chasing Douglas Fir beetles in the Chimney Valley

Work in Chimney Valley can return to more regular hours of work.

  • Sep 29, 2018